GLA legacy report

GLA cttee report on stadium and media centre FINAL1 – Legacy United One of many (i’m guessing) legacy reports, specifically focusing on the stadium and media centre. Quite interesting! Also has a potentially useful stakeholder diagram on p.65 of the legacy decision making bodies. Advertisements

Olympic Planning System…

Interesting to note that planning applications for Olympic projects are submitted to the Olympic Delivery Authority – PDT, rather than to any particular borough’s planning department. Whilst this is entirely practical given the extent of the Olympic project, it does make you wonder to what extent those boroughs – and by derivation, their residents – are represented in the … Continue reading

Hackney Podcasts

The Hackney Podcasts give a wealth of fascinating stories about Hackney Wick, and the London Borough of Hackney in general… Most useful ones are; ‘Night’ / ‘Buses’ / ‘Water’ / ‘Coffeecast’ / ‘Olympic Park Tour’ / ‘Ian Sinclair’ / ‘Beyond the A12…’ / ‘Herbed Beans and Olympic Conspiracies’ Search for Hackney Podcasts in the iTunes store … Continue reading

The Olympic Movement…

“Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and mind. Blending sport with culture and education, Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.”  – … Continue reading

edgeland video

video showing hackney wick, overlaid with commentary of local resident’s affected by the changes happening in the area because of Olympic development